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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Best Buy - Public Relations 2015 Holiday Internship

Timeframe: Four month internship from Oct. 1, 2015 –  Jan. 29, 2016

Job Description: Learn about and experience the field of Public Relations at a Fortune 60 corporation. You’ll join our team for the busy holiday season.

During your four-month internship you will:
·         Track, monitor and compile news coverage and coverage reports
·         Monitor PR news inbox and direct media inquiries to PR team members for fulfillment
·         Research media and create media lists
·         Write media pitches
·         Coordinate media stories:
o   Interact with local market media contacts to coordinate story logistics
o   Prepare Best Buy retail spokespeople
·         Help support in-house News Bureau activity:
o   Weekly meeting agendas/recaps
o   Holiday PR team prep materials production
·         Assist with external event logistics
·         Write stories for external PR blog
·         Write internal communications for Best Buy employees

·         Communications or Journalism schooling preferred
·         Excellent writing and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to detail
·         Ability to work in fast-paced environment

Compensation: $10 hourly, 40 hours per week 

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